How to Keep Elderly Minds Active and Healthy

By |2022-02-28T16:43:48+00:00April 15th, 2022|

Confusion and forgetfulness are a normal part of growing older. We all know an elderly parent who can never remember where they put their glasses, and our grandparents may drive us mad by forgetting doctor’s appointments. Although cognitive decline is a side effect of old age, there are still ways that we keep our minds [...]

How to Monitor Elderly Activities: Nursing Home Technology

By |2022-03-30T22:49:02+00:00April 26th, 2021|

Nursing Home Technology Monitors Elder Activities   Many of us are balancing the care of our aging parents and working full-time jobs, and taking care of our children. So, how do you monitor the activities of elderly parents? The advent of new-age technology has sensors, voice activation, GPS, Bluetooth, cellular connectivity via mobile phones, smartphone [...]

What Are The Stages Of Memory Loss ?

By |2020-04-21T19:37:50+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

Learn more about how you can help your loved ones with in home care. What Causes Short Term Memory Loss? Short-term memory loss can be caused in a variety of ways. Some medications, like antidepressants, antihistamines, and anti-anxiety medications, muscle relaxants, tranquilizers, sleeping pills, and pain medications taken after surgery, could be contributing risk factors to [...]

How to find Memory Care Near Me

By |2020-04-21T19:42:51+00:00February 24th, 2020|

Learn more about how you can help your loved ones with in home care. When Should You Move To Memory Care? Finding a memory care facility or assisted living center for your loved ones is never something that you look forward to. Sadly, there is a great need for memory care centers, with over 30,000 assisted [...]

Signs of Elder Abuse & What You Can Do to Help

By |2020-06-15T17:53:55+00:00January 6th, 2020|

According the National Council on Aging (NCOA), 6 out of 10 elders, defined as anyone 60 and over, have experienced some form of abuse.  The World Health Organization estimates an even higher number. Studies cited by the NCOA, find that victims of elder abuse are more likely to die prematurely than other older adults. To […]

How To Find Memory Care Near Me?

By |2020-03-11T16:13:12+00:00December 3rd, 2019|

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an average of 7 in 10 adults over the age of 65 will require long-term care at some point in their lives. Another statistic reads that 68% of older adults in residential care or nursing homes have some degree of cognitive impairment. With those facts [...]

Alzheimer’s Care Options for Seniors: Long-Term Care Plan

By |2020-03-13T20:03:30+00:00November 30th, 2019|

Believe me when I say everyone has a hard time addressing the topic of future long-term care plans with an aging loved one recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, or any other stages of dementia or types of dementia. Ever since you can remember, your parents have taken on the responsibility of raising you and taking care [...]

What are the Different Types of Dementia?

By |2020-03-10T22:44:46+00:00November 28th, 2019|

One of the most common questions patients and their loved ones ask is: What are the different types of dementia? Dementia causes problems with a person's memory, thinking, and ability to reason properly. Dementia occurs when parts of the brain, which are in charge of how we learn and retain information, holding our memories and [...]

How To Prepare for Mid-Stage & Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Care

By |2020-06-04T17:34:41+00:00November 26th, 2019|

The fact of the matter is: planning for mid-stage, and late-stage Alzheimer's care is usually the furthest thing from your mind when a loved one is first diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and memory problems.   Before you can plan for the progression and future care of this Alzheimer's, you must tend to your loved one [...]

Music Therapy in Dementia Care – Music & Memory

By |2020-06-14T20:44:49+00:00November 24th, 2019|

Whether you're 80 or 8 years old, music is a universal language that people of any age can relate to and enjoy. Music is not only influential on many levels, but its value reaches far beyond mere listening, especially in those that suffer from memory impairment. Most everyone enjoys music, but does listening to [...]